Britain’s Liam Broady noticed his run on the Sardegna Open come to an finish towards Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff; Dan Evans, the No 1 seed, opens his marketing campaign on the clay towards Italian teenager Lorenzo Musetti on Thursday
Final Up to date: 07/04/21 6:55pm
Liam Broady’s run on the Sardegna Open was ended within the second spherical by fifth
seed Jan-Lennard Struff.
Broady, ranked 152 on this planet, got here into the match buoyed by his first ATP Tour stage win since 2018 in Tuesday’s first-round victory over Swiss Marc-Andrea Huesler in Italy.
However he was outclassed by the German on the clay, happening 6-4 6-2 in an hour and 22 minutes.
Broady’s exit means Dan Evans is the final Briton standing, with the match’s No 1 seed starting his marketing campaign on Thursday having obtained a bye.
He’ll go up towards 19-year-old dwelling favorite Lorenzo Musetti, who reached the semi-finals of the Acapulco Open earlier this 12 months and third spherical of the Miami Open final week.
Struff will subsequent play fourth-seeded Nikoloz Basilashvili subsequent after the Georgian saved 5 match factors at 4-5 within the deciding set towards qualifier Jozef Kovalik of Slovakia earlier than profitable 4-6 6-4 7-5.
Elsewhere, Aljaz Bedene beat Egor Gerasimov of Belarus 6-4 7-6 (7-5).
Slovenian Bedene will tackle second-seeded American Taylor Fritz or Slovakia’s Andrej Martin within the subsequent spherical.